Hume City CouncilPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Hume City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Hume City is forecast to grow from 68,145 in 2016 to 106,973 in 2031, with the average household size falling from 3.12 to 3.04 by 2031.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hume City. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Hume CityForecast year
Summary201620212026203120362041
Population207,830248,915284,307316,694345,942372,627
Change in population (5yrs)--41,08635,39232,38729,24826,685
Average annual change--3.67%2.69%2.18%1.78%1.50%
Households66,15079,71191,957103,499114,309124,381
Average household size3.123.113.073.043.012.98
Population in non private dwellings1,1131,2781,6531,8002,0772,077
Dwellings68,14582,33095,059106,973118,071128,434
Dwelling occupancy rate97.0796.8296.7496.7596.8196.84

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, November 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.98 2040 Average household size: 2.98 2039 Average household size: 2.99 2038 Average household size: 3.00 2037 Average household size: 3.00 2036 Average household size: 3.01 2035 Average household size: 3.02 2034 Average household size: 3.02 2033 Average household size: 3.03 2032 Average household size: 3.04 2031 Average household size: 3.04 2030 Average household size: 3.05 2029 Average household size: 3.06 2028 Average household size: 3.06 2027 Average household size: 3.07 2026 Average household size: 3.07 2025 Average household size: 3.08 2024 Average household size: 3.09 2023 Average household size: 3.09 2022 Average household size: 3.10 2021 Average household size: 3.11 2020 Average household size: 3.11 2019 Average household size: 3.12 2018 Average household size: 3.12 2017 Average household size: 3.12 2016 Average household size: 3.12 2041 Average household size: 2.98 2040 Average household size: 2.98 2039 Average household size: 2.99 2038 Average household size: 3.00 2037 Average household size: 3.00 2036 Average household size: 3.01 2035 Average household size: 3.02 2034 Average household size: 3.02 2033 Average household size: 3.03 2032 Average household size: 3.04 2031 Average household size: 3.04 2030 Average household size: 3.05 2029 Average household size: 3.06 2028 Average household size: 3.06 2027 Average household size: 3.07 2026 Average household size: 3.07 2025 Average household size: 3.08 2024 Average household size: 3.09 2023 Average household size: 3.09 2022 Average household size: 3.10 2021 Average household size: 3.11 2020 Average household size: 3.11 2019 Average household size: 3.12 2018 Average household size: 3.12 2017 Average household size: 3.12 2041 Households: 124,379 2040 Households: 122,383 2039 Households: 120,361 2038 Households: 118,353 2037 Households: 116,344 2036 Households: 114,311 2035 Households: 112,245 2034 Households: 110,112 2033 Households: 107,951 2032 Households: 105,752 2031 Households: 103,497 2030 Households: 101,229 2029 Households: 98,901 2028 Households: 96,586 2027 Households: 94,292 2026 Households: 91,955 2025 Households: 89,561 2024 Households: 87,116 2023 Households: 84,675 2022 Households: 82,222 2021 Households: 79,712 2020 Households: 77,095 2019 Households: 74,333 2018 Households: 71,284 2017 Households: 68,617 2016 Households: 66,151 2041 Total population: 372,627 2040 Total population: 367,354 2039 Total population: 361,996 2038 Total population: 356,672 2037 Total population: 351,351 2036 Total population: 345,942 2035 Total population: 340,364 2034 Total population: 334,682 2033 Total population: 328,907 2032 Total population: 322,964 2031 Total population: 316,694 2030 Total population: 310,312 2029 Total population: 303,810 2028 Total population: 297,341 2027 Total population: 290,884 2026 Total population: 284,307 2025 Total population: 277,282 2024 Total population: 270,286 2023 Total population: 263,277 2022 Total population: 256,325 2021 Total population: 248,915 2020 Total population: 241,018 2019 Total population: 232,709 2018 Total population: 223,329 2017 Total population: 215,273 2016 Total population: 207,830
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, November 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of Hume City was estimated to be 207,830 people. It is expected to increase by over 108,000 people to 316,694 by 2031, at an average annual growth rate of 4.30%. This is based on an increase of over 37,300 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.12 to 3.04 by 2031.

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